All posts by Elsbeth Bergh

Spin, Rotation and Plain weave

The work is a structured improvisation based on the reverberation of materiality, in a progression from the room, from hand to mouth. The audience participates by embroidering freely throughout the concert. A peace occurs, a calm pulse, many people’s hands at the same time in focused efforts. The musicians keep the musical sounds in relation […]

Interactions

During 2016 we made a number of concerts with the singer Avin Omar who initiated us with the Kurdish tradition. The encounter between her musical tradition and the reminiscence of Western art music in Makadams “Schubertbath” has been rewarding and we look forward to further cooperation. 2016 started with a new musical happening. Inspired  by […]

Durations

Ensemble Makadam experiment with the format of live performance as an installation in Art Galleries. The project explores musical durations and live music performances as installations in art- galleries and museums based on written music – as well as the ensemble’s free improvisations. The contemporary music searches, like other performative expressions (dance, performance, theater), a […]